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Attention IES-funded researchers and contractors:
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently released two Requests for Information (RFI) on long-term preservation of and public access to the results of federally funded research, including digital data and peer-reviewed publications.

Please view the links below, highlighting the release of the two RFIs. We encourage you to review and consider the questions outlined in each RFI. You can provide comments to the questions by email to digitaldata@ostp.gov and publicaccess@ostp.gov. All comments are due by January 2, 2012.

OSTP announcement on the release of the Requests for Information: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/11/07/request-information-public-access-digital-data-and-scientific-publications .

Request for Information on Public Access to Digital Data: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-11-04/pdf/2011-28621.pdf .

Request for Information on Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Publications from Federally Funded Research: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-11-04/pdf/2011-28623.pdf.